Tag Archives: Tallahassee

Oh yeah, the training.

Usually, the lack of training blogs corresponds to my lack of training. I’m happy to report it is not so in this case. I’ve been averaging 3 Kettlebell workouts, 3 Sweat Therapy sessions, 1 7-mile run and 1 long run … Continue reading

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What’s up with me

Sometimes I feel like it’s going to be hard to top 2011. There was the Death Race, yes, there was that, but also so much more. 2012 was supposed to be my year off from racing to focus on more … Continue reading

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DR 2011 Race Report: Part 7 – The End

Sunday, approximately 12pm I check in with the volunteers and am told to find Andy or Joe for my next task. Most people are doing farm-like chores – I see lots of wood and wheelbarrows and such about. I find … Continue reading

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DR 2011 Race Report: Part 6 – Summit of Joe’s (aka Joe’s Mountain of Pain and Suffering)

Battle Damage: The feeling is returning to my fingertips although my toes are still numb. I have peeling skin all over – my shoulders were the pack dug in, my fingers, my shins, my feet. My muscles are still a … Continue reading

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DR 2011 Race Report: Part 5 – The Breakdown

Where credit is due: Alvaro told me that my river crossing guide’s name is Trevor from Ontario. Apparently, they teach you how to cross rivers AND save lives up in Canada (Alvaro traveled from Montreal to get to the DR). … Continue reading

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DR 2011 Race Report: Part 4 – Near Death #1

*****Disclaimer: This is my account of events as best as I can remember. The nature of the race¬†precludes¬†the recount of things exactly as they happened without the omission of some details and the distortion of others. I only hope to … Continue reading

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DR 2011 Race Report: Part 3 – Cold & Wet

So, blogging is turning out to be as much an ordeal as the actual Death Race, haha! I’ve been spending hours looking at pictures, reading other’s blogs to try and stay as true to the actual order of events as … Continue reading

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